Thursday, January 31, 2013

Lady Stormonth Darling (1924-2013), widow of Sir Jamie Stormonth Darling

_.Lady Stormonth Darling, who died 27 January, 2013, at Ayr, was the widow of Sir James Carlisle (Jamie) Stormonth Darling, Knt, scion of that landed family, and sometime director of the National Trust for Scotland.

She was the former Mary Finella Gammell, daughter of Lt-Gen Sir James Andrew Harcourt Gammell KCB, DSO (b 26 Sep 1892 -d  1975), head of the landed family of Drumtochty Castle, Fordoun, Kincardine, by his wife (nee Dow), and married Jamie Stormonth Darling (b 18 Jul 1918), son of Robert Stormonth Darling (1880-1956), by his wife Beryl Madeleine Sayer. Her husband died 17 Apr, 2000. She leaves issue.

A Memorial Service takes place at Dirleton Kirk, East Lothian, 5 Feb 2013.


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